Museum Minute: The Cody Red Sox

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Museum Minute: The Cody Red Sox
Museum Minute: The Cody Red Sox

Did you ever think that Cody had a connection with the Boston Red Sox? Well, it turns out there is a connection. Eric Rossborough, the associate librarian at the McCracken Research Library and is from Boston himself, was pleasantly surprised to find out that Cody and the Bighorn Basin has some connection with the Boston baseball team. Rossborough said when he first arrived at the McCracken Research Library, the director, Mary Robinson, asked if Tom Yawkey was a baseball player? “I said, 'No, he was the owner of the Red Sox.' I was flummoxed. Where did that come from? So she looked at all these scrapbooks, and they have pictures of these guys who were in the Baseball Hall of Fame,” said Rossborough.

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